Sierra Nevada Logging Museum

2148 Dunbar Rd.
Arnold, CA 95223- Map It
(209) 795-6782

AAA Editor Notes

Sierra Nevada Logging Museum is at 2148 Dunbar Rd. in the logging community of White Pines. Overlooking White Pines Lake, it preserves the logging histories of 18 counties in the Sierra Nevada range, beginning with the 1848 discovery of gold. Indoor displays emphasize the 1930s logging era and feature working models of a sawmill, an incredibly steep logging incline that was just outside Yosemite, lumber camps, photographs, dioramas, tools and a depiction of a family cabin from a camp. Outdoors visitors can see historic logging artifacts, including a restored 1929 Shay logging locomotive, a steam donkey, logging arches, a large collection of chain saws, tractors and a grader. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.
Free.
Hours: Thurs.-Sun. noon-4, Apr.-Nov. (weather permitting); by appointment rest of year.